We start off at Preservation Hall in the French Quarter for vocal fireworks from gospel quartet the Blind Boys of Alabama and Crescent City soul singer Irma Thomas, both backed by the mojo masters of Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Then we wind our way across the Great Plains to the Montana Folk Festival for a picnic of down home sounds by Western swing darlings the Quebe Sisters, Cajun accordionist Bruce Daigrepont, reggae veteran Clinton Fearon and rockabilly guitarist Albert Lee. From Big River to Big Sky, the music is really cooking and you’re cordially invited to tune in!
May 07, 2021
Guilty Pleasures Deluxe on American Routes – Saturday at 2pm
Somewhere on our journey over the past two decades at American Routes, we started talking about “guilty pleasures” shows, where old free form radio roots called for the pleasure of old favorites and new discoveries. But since we broadcast from New Orleans, we’ll drop the word guilty and roll on…